John P. O'Grady
John P. O’Grady is an experienced trial attorney, concentrating in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. Prior to private practice, John served as a prosecutor for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, where he obtained numerous guilty verdicts in jury trials for murder, arson and other major felony offenses.
As defense counsel for employers across the State of Illinois, John brings a proactive and vigorous approach to reducing his clients’ exposure and protecting their interests.
John has obtained several Zero decisions from arbitrators and commissioners at the IWCC, and he has successfully argued before the Illinois Appellate Court. However, John also knows the value in utilizing tools such as investigation, depositions and medical experts in order to close out a claim before it even reaches the arbitration process.
- Illinois, 1990
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1990
- IIT Chicago – Kent College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1990
- University of Illinois, Bachelor of Arts, 1987